The Uttar Pradesh-teachers’ eligibility test (UP-TET), 2019, would be conducted on January 8. The qualifying exam was earlier scheduled on December 22 but was postponed following internet ban after agitation against Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) in several parts of the state.
The higher education department has issued directions to the principal of all the degree colleges to declare holiday on January 8 to deal with the shortage of examination centres, if any, due to the sudden postponement of the exams.
Amit Bhardwaj, joint secretary, state higher education department said, “Holiday has been announced in all the degree colleges coming under the department in view of the UP-TET, 2019, scheduled on January 8.”
Director General, school education, Vijay Kiran Anand said the exam was postponed as candidates were not able to download the admit card due to internet ban but with the restoration of services, it is expected that applicants would complete all the formalities within next few days.
A record number of 16.34 lakh candidates have registered for appearing in the exams. A total of 10,68,912 applicants registered for taking the primary test are eligible for teaching in the state government-run schools upto class V. As many as 5,65,337 candidates have registered to appear in upper primary level exams (class VI to VIII).
Examination regulatory authority (ERA) holds the qualifying exam for recruiting teachers in government primary and upper primary schools.
Important UPTET Exam Dates 2019
Check important dates related to UPTET 2019 exam below:
- UPTET 2019 notification: UPTET notification 2019 has been released on October 31
- UPTET 2019 application form: UPTET online form was released on November 1. The application process was closed on November 20.
- UPTET admit card 2019: UPTET admit card was released on December 12
- UPTET 2019 exam: The Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility test (UPTET) will now be conducted on January 8. The test was earlier scheduled to be held on December 22 in two shifts. However, the exam was postponed due to protests against CAA and NRC. Read More: UPTET 2019 exam date announced by UPBEB
- UPTET result 2019: UPTET 2019 result was earlier scheduled to be declared on January 21. With the postponement of the exam, the new date for the release of result will be announced soon
- UPTET certificate 2019: UPTET certificate will be issued to qualified candidates within one month after the declaration of the result
A. Child development and teaching methodologies – 30 marks
— Child development meaning, need and scope, child development stages, physical and mental development, language development, development of creativity
— Modes of child development
— Meaning of education and objectives, teaching techniques, teaching and learning, child psychology
B. Language -I (Hindi) – 30 marks
Unseen passage, Grammar, Sentence, sentence structure, parts of speech, works of poets and writers, a difference of Hindi phonetics, vowels and consents, antonyms, synonyms, noun, pronoun, verb, singular-plural, verbs and adjectives, suffix and prefix, atmology, voice.
C. Language – II (English) – 30 marks
Unseen passage, sentences, kinds of noun, pronoun, adverb, adjective, verb, preposition, tenses, articles, word formation, active and passive voice, gender, singular and plural, LCM
D. Mathematics – 30 marks
Railways and bus time-table, counting, the addition of counting, decimal, simple interest, measurement, geometry, area, graph, calendar, money
E. Environment Studies
Family, Food and cleanliness, living beings, plants and animals, our surroundings, occupations and business, water, communication, sports and behaviour, India – rivers, state forests etc, Our states, constitution, stat governance.
UPTET Paper-2 syllabus
Science: Food and material, moving things, magnetism, carbon and its compounds, sound, the world of the living, natural phenomenon and resources, pedagogy of science, animal nutrition, metal and non-metal
Social Science: history, geography, social and political science, pedagogical issues. Each subject further has sub-section including – The first farmers and herders, the first cities, early states, new ideas, the first empire, contacts with distant lands, political developments, culture and science, new kings and Kingdoms, sultans of Delhi, architecture, creation of an empire, earth in the solar system, globe, natural and human environment, resources and their types including natural and human, agriculture, living, democracy, state government, understanding media, unpacking gender, the Constitution, Parliamentary Government, social justice & the marginalized.